French presidential hopefuls hold final rallies ahead of right-wing primary

French presidential hopefuls hold final rallies ahead of right-wing primary

  The frontrunners of France’s right-wing presidential primary held their final campaign rallies across the country on Friday, hoping to win over voters two days ahead of a poll that still appears to be up for grabs. French conservatives on Sunday are being asked to pick their preferred candidate from a field of seven politicians […]

Trump refuses to say if he will accept election results in final debate

Trump refuses to say if he will accept election results in final debate

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump refused to say that he would accept the results of the election during his final debate with Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas Wednesday, as his Democratic rival accused him of being “unfit” to be president. In what could be seen as a threat to one of the pillars of American […]

Wawrinka beats Nishikori to reach US Open final versus Djokovic

Wawrinka beats Nishikori to reach US Open final versus Djokovic

Stan Wawrinka outslugged Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori 4-6 7-5 6-4 6-2 in energy-sapping humidity at Flushing Meadows on Friday to set up a U.S. Open final against world number one Novak Djokovic. The third-seeded Swiss took a while to get untracked as 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Nishikori played a near flawless opening set of […]

Brazil’s Rousseff set to learn fate in final impeachment vote

Brazil’s Rousseff set to learn fate in final impeachment vote

Brazilian senators engaged in marathon debate Tuesday on the eve of voting on whether to strip Dilma Rousseff of the presidency and end 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America’s biggest country. Lawyers on both sides of the impeachment trial dividing Brazil made impassioned closing arguments, followed by final speeches from senators. The vote […]

Team France win back fans by reaching Euro 2016 final

Team France win back fans by reaching Euro 2016 final

France has rediscovered its love for the national football team after years of scandal and disappointment, as well as a new sports hero in sure-fire striker Antoine Griezmann. Griezmann scored twice on Thursday, leading France to a 2-0 victory against Germany in the Euro 2016 semi-final, and setting off football fever that has not been […]

Chile storm into Copa America final with 2-0 win over Colombia

Chile storm into Copa America final with 2-0 win over Colombia

Chile stormed into the Copa America final Wednesday, beating Colombia 2-0 in a weather-disrupted semi-final that took more than four hours to complete. The defending champions advanced to a repeat of last year’s final against Argentina on Sunday after a whirlwind start left Colombia chasing the game. Chile, who had destroyed Mexico 7-0 in the […]

Chile beat Colombia to set up Copa America final with Argentina

Chile beat Colombia to set up Copa America final with Argentina

Chile beat Colombia 2-0 in the Copa America semi-final on Wednesday and will face Argentina in Sunday’s final after surviving a tumultuous match in Chicago that was halted for more than two hours due to a torrential rain storm. Chile were already two goals up at half time but the second half was delayed as […]

Thousands gather in Louisville for final farewell to Muhammad Ali

Thousands gather in Louisville for final farewell to Muhammad Ali

  Fans chanting “Ali!” and throwing flowers lined the streets of Muhammad Ali’s hometown in Kentucky on Friday for a funeral procession to celebrate the boxing champion who won worldwide admiration as a man of principle. Ali, a once-controversial convert to Islam who lost three years of his boxing career for refusing U.S. military service […]

Murray to face Djokovic and Williams to take on Muguruza in French Open final

Murray to face Djokovic and Williams to take on Muguruza in French Open final

Both the mens’ and womens’ finals of the French Open will be showcases for the world’s top-ranking players aiming for personal bests. In the mens’ final on Sunday, top-seed Novak Djokovic will be hoping for his first ever win at Roland Garros when he faces the world’s number two player, Andy Murray. A victory would […]

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 5-3 on penalties to win Champions League final

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 5-3 on penalties to win Champions League final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a shootout to give Real Madrid victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final which finished 1-1 after extra time on Saturday. Ronaldo sent Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak the wrong way from the penalty spot, sealing a 5-3 shootout win, then stripped off his shirt to celebrate […]

Jonny Wilkinson announces retirement from rugby

The former England flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson will retire from rugby at the end of the season, the player announced Monday.

Jonny Wilkinson announces retirement from rugby

“I would like to take this opportunity to formally announce my retirement from playing rugby,” the 34-year-old said in a statement released by his club, French side Toulon. “It goes without saying that I have an enormous number of people to thank for their support from all around the world but especially here in France […]